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Do AirPods work with Spotify?

As an AirPods owner, I’ve struggled to get them to work with Spotify. After hours of research and trial and error, I’m excited to share what I’ve learned and how I solved the problem. In this blog post, I’ll be exploring the topic of whether AirPods work with Spotify, and what options are available for those who are looking to get the most out of their AirPods. I’ll also be sharing some tips and tricks that I’ve picked up along the way in my testing, as well as some other solutions I’ve discovered.

Key Takeaways
AirPods and AirPods Pro can be used with Spotify like any other device
If having trouble connecting, try disconnecting and reconnecting, or updating the Spotify app
Adjust AirPods volume in Spotify by going to the Equalizer in the Settings
Spatial audio is available through Apple devices, but can work with Spotify
AirPods controls can be used with Spotify, including Siri voice commands

Do AirPods Work with Spotify?

Yes, AirPods and AirPods pro do work with Spotify. To use them with Spotify, all that is necessary is to connect your AirPods to your phone or laptop like normal then to use Spotify like you normally would. The music should just automatically play through the AirPods.


How Do I Connect My AirPods to Spotify?

If you are having trouble connecting your AirPods to Spotify and the simple uninstalling and reinstalling of Spotify does not help, you can also try to reconnect your AirPods themselves to Spotify. Here’s how you do it.

  • Go to the ‘Settings’ on your iPhone.
  • Click on the ‘Bluetooth’ and flip it on.
  • Choose and join AirPods.
  • Touch on the ‘info’ icon after you join your AirPods.
  • Choose ‘Forget This Device’ > ‘Forget Device’.
  • Restart your iPhone.
  • Re-join your AirPods together along with your iPhone.
  •  Lastly, launch the Spotify app and try and play a song.

Why Aren’t My AirPods Connecting to Spotify?

Read more: Why are my AirPods no longer on find my iPhone?

The reason why your AirPods are not connecting to Spotify might be that the AirPods are not properly connected to your device.

It would help to make sure that your AirPods are connected to your device. It would also help to make sure that your AirPods are not connected to another nearby device instead.

It might also be the case that you need to update Spotify. It would help to make sure that Spotify is up to date for you.

Also, it might be the case that your AirPods are out of charge or that the volume is turned down on Spotify. It would help to make sure that your AirPods are charged and that the volume is turned up on Spotify.

Finally, it would help to try reconnecting your AirPods to the device or to reset the device then to reconnect the AirPods.

Read more: What does the red light on the AirPods case mean?

Can I Adjust AirPods Volume in Spotify?

 Yes, using the Spotify app on your iPhone or iPad, launch the Spotify app. In the top right-hand corner, tap the gear icon.

Playback should be selected. Next, you can scroll down to the Equalizer and tap it. The line will be flat when you first open the Equalizer, and you’ll have a lot of options to pick from.

You also can modify the slider manually by grabbing one of the white dots on the Equalizer and dragging it up or down to your taste. This is how you can fine-tune your Spotify playback to obtain the top AirPods sound.

Does AirPods Spatial Audio Work with Spotify?

Spatial audio coupled with dynamic head tracking simulates the experience of watching a movie or video by bringing you theater-like sound all around you.

In contrast, an Apple-only feature can work with Spotify but only through your device, not the Spotify app directly.

Using your device, your AirPods must be AirPods (3rd Gen), AirPods Pro, AirPods Max, or Beats Fit Pro. Next, open the control center and turn on spatial audio. Many make it clear, though it is best through Apple Music.

Do AirPods Controls Work with Spotify?

Yes, even the Gesture Command feature still works, including those using first or second-generation AirPods and AirPods Pro.

You can press play, pause, next track, and more. If you are having trouble activating it, go to the settings; Bluetooth on your iPhone, tap the “i” next to your AirPods, which will offer you options for both the left and right AirPods.

Does Siri Work with Spotify?

Spotify customers have pleaded with Apple and Spotify to integrate Siri voice commands for years. Those wishes have finally been answered with the release of iOS 13 (actually iOS 13.1).

You won’t have to pick up your phone to start listening to music again if you just ask Siri, “Hey Siri, play High by Chainsmokers on Spotify.”

Are AirPods Good for Spotify?

AirPods works with Spotify. It is up to the consumer if they are good with Spotify. Consumers have complained about having encountered issues connecting Spotify to their AirPods, but a simple uninstall and reinstall usually fixes the problem.

If that does not work, Apple suggests removing the Airpods from your device, restarting your phone, repairing your Airpods to your phone, then trying to connect to Spotify.

Spotify’s new Spotify HiFi that is coming out soon gives hope, though, as it is said to hook up their subscribers with CD quality listening and lossless audio streams. Plus, its versatile music collections, including podcasts, make Spotify a leader.

  • Pros:
      • AirPods and AirPods Pro do work with Spotify and can be connected to the device like normal.
      • You can adjust the AirPods volume in Spotify by going to the Equalizer in the Settings.
      • Spatial audio can work with Spotify, but is only available through Apple devices.
      • AirPods controls can be used with Spotify and Siri voice commands can be used as well.
  • Cons:
      • There may be difficulties connecting AirPods to Spotify.
      • The Spatial Audio feature is only available through Apple devices.